Korea Explorer 7 Days

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Korea Explorer. A taste of Seoul and the natural wonders of the southern regions of Korea.


 
Seoul • Jeju  • Busan • Gyeongju
 
  • Itinerary

    Day 1 (Sunday) – Arrive Seoul

    On arrival at Seoul airport you will be met by your driver and transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.

    Day 2 – Seoul – Jeju

    Your driver will collect you for a transfer to the airport for an early morning flight to Jeju on an island off the southern coast.  (Flight KE1203 07:20/08:25)

    Upon arrival go to Gate 5 to meet your guide at 09:15 for a full day tour of Jeju (Seat-in-coach). Visit Hyeopjae Beach, see the gardens of Hallim Park and take in the ocean scenery on a walk at Suwolbong Peak. After lunch visit a tea plantation, Mt Sanbangsan and the Cheonjeyeon Waterfalls or Teddy Bear Museum. Tour concludes at 18:00.

    Stay one night in Jeju.  (L)

    Day 3 – Jeju – Busan

    (Seat-in-coach)  At 09:00 you will be picked up from your hotel to join another full day tour of Jeju. Visit Seongeup Folk Village. See female divers, or haenyeo, working in the sea and visit the Haenyeo Museum. Visit Seongsan Sunrise Peak and Manjanggul Cave.

    The tour concludes at Jeju airport at 18:00 for a flight to Busan, Korea’s principal port.  (Flight KE1012 20:00/20:55).  Meet your driver for a private vehicle transfer to your hotel.

    Stay one night in Busan.  (B,L)

    Day 4 – Busan – Gyeongju

    (Private tour) Your driver/guide will collect you from the hotel for a half day tour of Busan. Visit Haeundae Beach, Nurimaru APEC House, Busan Tower and the thriving fish market. Travel on to Gyeongju for an overnight stay.

    Stay one night in Gyeongju.  (B,L)

    Day 5 – Gyeongju – Seoul

    (Private tour) Your driver/guide will collect you for a tour of historic Gyeongju, the so called “Museum without Walls”. Visit Bulguksa Temple, Seokguram Grotto, Gyeongju National Museum and Tumuli Park. Return to Seoul by KTX train, unaccompanied by the guide. Make own way to hotel.

    Stay two nights in Seoul.  (B,L)

    Day 6 – Seoul                          

    (Seat-in-coach) See the city sights on a full day tour. Drive by the Presidential residence known as the Blue House and see the Cheonggyecheon Stream and the changing of the guard at Gyeongbok Palace. Visit the National Folk Museum, Jogyesa Temple and the Korean Folk Village. Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel.  (B,L)

    Day 7 – Depart Seoul

    At leisure until private transfer to the airport for the flight home. (B)

  • Make a Booking




  • Departure dates and prices
    Hotel Choice Season Twin Share Land Only Single supp.
    3* hotels Apr 2017 – Mar 2018 $3080 $652
    Apr 2018 – Mar 2019 $3137 $671
    4* hotels Apr 2017 – Mar 2018 $3386 $901
    Apr 2018 – Mar 2019 $3482 $958
    4* plus hotels Apr 2017 – Mar 2018 $4421 $1821
    Apr 2018 – Mar 2019 $4536 $1859

    Prices are per person, in Australian dollars. Please confirm prices when booking.

  • Price Includes:
    • 6 nights hotel accommodation
    • 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches
    • Flights Seoul/Jeju/Busan including airport and airline taxes and fuel surcharges
    • Train travel Gyeongju/Seoul
    • Airport transfers
    • Sightseeing as listed, either by private vehicle or seat-in-coach, with English speaking driver-guide and entrance fees included

     

    Price Excludes:

    • Gratuities

     

    Tour prices and inclusions based on a minimum of 2 passengers. Surcharges may apply for travel during festival and holiday times.

    These hotels (or similar) are included in the 3* tour price
    Seoul – Ibis Ambassador Insadong
    Jeju – Jeju Hana
    Busan – Busan Noah Hotel
    Gyeongju – Gyeongju Commodore

    These hotels (or similar) are included in the 4* tour price
    Seoul – Center Mark
    Jeju – Jeju Suites
    Busan – Busan Tower Hill
    Gyeongju – Gyeongju Hyundai

    These hotels (or similar) are included in the 4* Plus tour price
    Seoul – Lotte Hotel
    Jeju – Jeju Lotte
    Busan – Busan Paradise
    Gyeongju – Gyeongju Hyundai

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Highlights

  • Lava formations and tea plantations on Jeju Island
  • Visit the folk village at historic Gyeongu
  • Travel on a local train
  • See the city sights of Seoul including the Folk Museum and time for local craft shopping
 
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